Dr. Nathan Kolla

Dr. Nathan KollaDr. Nathan Kolla, Vice-President Research and Academics


Dr. Nathan Kolla joined Waypoint as the Vice-President of Research and Academics in June 2017. He is a psychiatrist and recently received a PhD in Neuroscience/Neuroimaging from the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto. He has also completed the U of T Department of Psychiatry Clinician Scientist Program and has a Master’s of Science in Forensic Mental Health Science (Distinction) from the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. 

Dr. Kolla is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry with U of T’s Faculty of Medicine and holds a number of other academic appointments with the university. He has worked as a Staff Psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) since 2011 and in the Minimum Secure Forensic Ward since 2014. He is also a Clinician Scientist in CAMH’s Research Imaging Centre. Dr. Kolla will continue his research at CAMH in addition to his senior leadership role at Waypoint.

His list of achievements is vast. He has received many awards and grants as an independent investigator, regularly presents across Canada, the United States and worldwide, and has authored and co-authored numerous publications, articles and chapters. He sits on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.